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Friday’s Headlines: Weird Weekend Ahead EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
It's going to be HOT today. But it's going to be windy and cloudy and it may even rain on Saturday. So there's that. Let's get to the news.
Is the City Running Out of Time to Avoid a BQE Catastrophe? Some Think So, But DOT Says Its Plan Will WorkBy Julianne Cuba |
Mayor Adams is running out of time to repair the crumbling triple-cantilevered section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway under tony Brooklyn Heights, setting up the potential for “catastrophic” damage if the city doesn’t move quickly enough to address its deterioration, pols and experts warned.
Despite ‘Lofty’ Climate Goals, United Nations Bans Cyclists on its CampusBy Julianne Cuba |
Cyclists are barred from bringing their two-wheelers onto the vaunted United Nations campus, while drivers, who are notorious for skirting parking tickets, are waved right through its security gates.
‘Cooper’s Troopers’: Teens March for Last Time to Honor Classmate Killed by a Driver 9 Years AgoBy Kevin Duggan |
The youngsters — "Cooper's Troopers" — have been doing the walk from the Calhoun School every year to the intersection where Cooper was killed, and Thursday marked the final time for their tribute as they are set to graduate this year.
City Backs Away from Most Aggressive Plan on the Proposed Underhill ‘Bike Boulevard’By Gersh Kuntzman |
The Department of Transportation quietly caved to car owners when it tweaked a plan to dramatically limit northbound traffic on a narrow Brooklyn avenue slated to get the agency's "bike boulevard" treatment, Streetsblog has learned.
Thursday’s Headlines: ‘Sammy’s’ Raw EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
The big story on Wednesday was the state Assembly's apparent decision to not bother passing a common-sense bill that would allow New York City to set its own speed limits, in some places below the state's 25-mile-per-hour floor. Plus other news.